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edition." see you on monday starting at 4:30. have a great weekend. it will be beautiful weather. >> caption colorado, llc comments@captioncolorado.com good morning. good morning. are you ready for what could be the hottest weather in more than 60 years? temperatures could top 100 in much of the east and midwest causing misery for more than 150 million people. we will check the forecast as officials keep a close eye on overworked power grids across the nation. more trouble for the murdochs as two former advisers to james murdoch claim his testimony at this week's tabloid scandal hearings was flat out wrong. we will will live for london for the latest. the world couldn't wait to see kate middleton's wedding dress. now after its debut at the royal wedding it's on display now and more than 125,000 people have already bought tickets to see
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it. we will take you inside the exhibit "early" this friday morning, july 22nd, 2011. captioning funded by cbs good morning! welcome to "the early show" on a friday morning. wow! 7:00 a.m. and already it is 90 degrees here in new york. it's going to have a feel-like temperature of 112 today. >> it hits you like a ton of bricks. you walk out of any building and, bam! there is the humidity and the heat. >> welcome, everybody, to friday morning. hot across much of the country as we mentioned. i'm chris wragge along with? >> i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. >> hopefully, she is in an air-conditioning room right now. >> i think she might be. >> how hot is it? forecasters predict it will feel like 115 over a huge portion of the country today. today and tomorrow could be the hottest two-day stretch since 19
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5 50. marysol castro is watching the conditions in northern new york and we will go to seattle where they are complaining it's too sold there. we begin in washington, d.c. with cbs news correspondent whit johnson. how are you doing out there, okay? >> reporter: we are doing all right and hanging in there. relative humidity in d.c. at the moment is a soupy 74%. it's the kind of heat that will fog up your sunglasses and relief is still days away. across the nation, 40 states are experiencing 90 plus temperatures. 1,279 locations have tied or broken day time records this month. at least 22 people have died of heat-related causes. oklahoma city saw its 29th day of 100-degree heat. from east-to-west, there was little escape. 99 in boston. 100 in baltimore. 102 in south carolina. 100 in detroit. 100 in odessa, texas, and the
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nation's hottest spot, needles, california, topped out at 112 degrees. a massive dome of moist air has held the heat in check. earlier this week, warm air from the gulf moved across the south and midwest pushing the jet stream and cooler air north. this weekend, the dome will cover most of the east coast, pushing the jet stream even further north. by early next week, that cooler air will push south bringing some relief from high temperatures, as well as some welcome rain. that is welcome news for busy emergency room doctors. >> in this heat, we're getting sicker patients as well. so not only are there more patients, but they are actually sicker. >> reporter: in chicago the temperature reached 99 grus, emergency room admissions up 20% and dangerous smog was part of the problem, trapped in stag napt humidity. in michigan, air-conditioners on overdrive overwhelmed utility companies leaving thousands without power. utilities in parts of iowa, minnesota, and wisconsin set
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record highs for demand. with delaware and new york likely to follow. but like every summer, some resourceful people are finding creative ways to beat the heat. >> this is the meat cooler. >> reporter: pam ginsler says it may not sound glam loess but today? >> it's the coolest job in the town. >> reporter: the heat wave this weekend is expected to cover half of the united states. affecting more than 150 million people. chris? >> whit johnson for us in washington this morning, thank you. this morning, marysol castro is about three hours north of us in saratoga springs, new york. she has more on this crazy record-setting record. good morning! >> reporter: good morning, everyone at home. it's heat and the opening of the saratoga race course. this heat appears to be oppressive and despite all this humidity and heat, these horses are still breezing and they are just getting their light exercise before the big day.
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and they do this in the absence of any weather breeze, if you can believe it or not. the expected high today is 95. the heat index, 98. officials here say no matter what, these horses will run. opening day at america's oldest sporting r ining venue is a sum ritual. they are monitoring conditions and expect the races to go on as planned despite a predicted heat index of 100. races have been postponed only once before due to hot weather, during the summer of 2006. all along the east coast, people trying to enjoy the dog days of summer are feeling the heat. out in outdoor rock concert in new jersey, even preventive measures couldn't keep 100 people being treated for symptoms of heat exhaustion. at least one person was taken to the hospital.
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in the nation's capital it felt like 112 degrees thursday. paramedics were called to treat at least two people who collapsed on sidewalks around the city. rescue workers are responding to an increase number of incidents. >> last two days alone, we have run over a thousand calls. >> reporter: across the potomac river no one needed to be rescued. they are dressed in wool uniforms. >> we are grateful we are not using the big, thick wool uniforms. this is bad enough. >> reporter: the mets and cardinals played a rare mid weekday game in new york on thursday. temperature soared 15 to 20 degrees higher than the official 96 degrees. not even chilly atlantic could cool down beach goers at the jersey shore. >> keep sweating. it's really hot. >> reporter: americans trying to enjoy summer are guaranteed one thing. the snow and ice are never too far away. >> cool weather will be most appreciated but ask me again in
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february and i think i'll be sick of winter at that point. >> reporter: the grass is always greener on the other side. of course, we could use some cooler temperatures. we will be covering all things equine and heat this morning. i will show you the national forecast coming up in a cool studio. >> we appreciate everything you're doing out there for us this morning. we will see you again in a few minutes. >> you two wearing the same dress morning? >> almost. very close. >> next hour, who wore it best? so many heat in so many places one u.s. city is complainicomplain ing summer hasn't arrived yet but that is the case in seattle. michelle is there this morning. how are you? >> good morning to you, chris. >> reporter: chilly. it's 57 right now. >> what is going on out there? like we have talked about, half the country, a hundred or more with feels like temperatures of 110. it barely feels like 80 there on
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a good day! >> reporter: absolutely on a o good day, that's right. i tell you this has been tough so far this spring for us. we have barely seen 70 degrees here in the last three days. let's take a look at some numbers to compare the two coasts for you. yesterday in seattle, 70 degrees. wednesday, 74. july 19th, tuesday, 70. compare that to new york, 97 yesterday. 89 wednesday. and 93 on tuesday. quite a difference. >> we are just about one month into summer and you've had just about one hour of 80-degree temperatures out in seattle. what are the people saying? seattle area? are they enough already? let's have summer? >> reporter: you know, chris, they absolutely do complain. we have had a really tough summer so far, seeing three days where we have seen 80 plus degrees and the reason you get that hour is because we don't see that temperature until the end of the day when the sun is ready to go down. so we have seen lots of people
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here bundling up at pike place market in seattle with the umbrellas out. people are complaining. but i will tell you they do keep it in perspective and many, many people i talk to realize, comparing it to the rest of the nation, we are okay and we will take this. it is good sleeping weather, i will say that. >> that is for sure. you cannot put a price on low humidity, that's for sure. michelle newman in seattle for us, thank you. we hope it warms up for the folks in seattle so they can enjoy a little bit of summer before it's gone. here is rebecca. the other hot topic is de jure politics. they are working on a plan to cut spending and raise the federal debt limit and prevent a possible default. on thursday, talk a deal was done but all that did was make people angry. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordes has the latest from capitol hill. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. when news of that potential deal leaked out, it threw democrats here on capitol hill into an uproar. they said it was all spending
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cuts, most tax increases, at least not for the foreseeable future. within minutes of reports surfacing that the two sides were nearing a deal, the speaker's office and the white house were furiously denying it. >> there is no deal. we are not close to a deal. >> reporter: anyone reporting a $3 trillion deal without revenues is incorrect tweeted a top white house aide for good measure. there is no deal and no progress to report added an aide to speaker boehner. still, congressional democrats say they are being told that talks now center around a package of cuts to domestic spending and entitlement programs worth more than $3 trillion. the increased tax revenues democrats have been demanding would be put off a year or more to give congress time to tack tackle comprehensive tax reform. they gave jack an earful in the capitol hill thursday afternoon prompting the president to call democratic leaders to a
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last-minute meeting at the white house. in the meantime, officials from the financial rating agency standard & poors were delivering their own warning to dozens of house republicans about what could happen if congress doesn't compromise. >> one of the other messages they had for us that was unmistakable was that if we kick the can down the road, it's a bad outcome for u.s. treasuries. >> reporter: congressional aids tell cbs news the deal in the works would require lawmakers to overhaul the tax code by 2012 and closing corporate loopholes and reducing personal tax deductions in exchange for lower income tax rates and the corporate tax rate. if congress could not meet that deadline, the bush tax cuts could be allowed to expire for families making more than $250,000 a year. but democrats do not see that as a fair trade. they say the bush tax cuts were set to expire at the end of 2012 anyway. and that is why the white house is insisting that all of these details that are going around
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are inaccurate and that the two sides actually aren't very close to a deal at all. so no one up here seems to know exactly what is going on and that seems to be a pretty typical thing these days. >> i was going to say the same thing. nancy cordes on capitol hill, we appreciate your reporting. thanks. this morning, job hunters are under rising stress. the labor department says first time applications for unemployment benefits rose last week to 418,000 and 15 straight weeks more than 400,000 americans have filed new unemployment claims. a sign the economy is faltering and it is not a surprise because massive layoffs and major corporations have continued throughout the recovery. 26-year-old daniel werth has been job hunting the last month after laid off from his technology analyst position at morgan stanley. >> i don't get a lot of call-backs. sometimes, i get call-backs and they are looking for people with specific computer skills and
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sometimes companies don't want to train. >> reporter: but werth is hardly alone. across the country, major corporations are dramatically slashing their work forces in an evident to cut costs and do more with less. >> the economy is growing slowly and many companies can meet demand by raising productivity and still lay off workers. >> reporter: this week, cisco announced it is laying off 6,500 employees and goldman sachs cut more than a thousand jobs and defense contractor lockheed is offering -- >> it seems like for every job out there, 20 people looking for it. so it's been difficult. >> reporter: in may, 1.78 million workers were laid off. the highest level since august of last year. and analysts are forecasting disappointing growth through the next two quarters. >> firms with growing productivity is in the technology sector, the
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telecommunications sector and even in finance have no incentive to hire. the next three years we need to create 13 million jobs to bring unemployment down to 6%. >> reporter: little consolation for daniel werth who, like so many others, is struggling to stay afloat until the economy recovers. >> i'm going to have to look really hard. you know? it is discouraging but i try to, you know, look at the glass half full. >> just to give you a sense where companies are spending their money in the last two years. spending on new hires is up just 4% whereas spendsing on new technology is up 25% so they are being more productivity with less money. >> some people have to stay positive like that man we just saw. >> absolutely. >> betty nguyen is at the news desk. jeff glor is still in london. check in with him in a bit. >> staying positive over here, guys. the phone-hacking scandal in britain, british lawmaker wants police to investigate whether james murdoch, son of rupert murdoch, lied to parliament. jeff glor is in london with more on this. good morning, jeff.
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>> reporter: good morning, betty. the murdoch family line has long been up until recently they believe the hacking was largely the work of a single rogue reporter. at issue here is an e-mail that james murdoch may or may not have seen, at least three years ago, seems to indicate it was a much bigger and much more widespread problem and here is what james murdoch said to parliament on tuesday. >> are you made aware of the -- the transcript of the -- message? >> no, i was not aware of that at the time. >> reporter: that is is not so according to two former news corp. employees. in a written statement, they say just by way of clarification, we would like to point out that james murdoch's recollection of what he was told was mistaken. james murdoch then issued a statement saying he stands by his testimony on tuesday. betty? >> very interesting. jeff glor in london for us, thank you.
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contract talks to end the 132-day nfl lockout have yielded half a deal yesterday. the owners overwhelmly approved 10-year contract to end the impasse, but last night, the players union took a pass refusing to vote for now. the players say they want to to see the proposal's fine print first. one person was killed and at least 20 injured early this morning in a fiery tour bus crash in western new york state. the bus collided with a tractor-trailer. both vehicles caught fire. the truckdriver was killed. police say a passing soldier saved lives by pulling victims from the wreckage. 16 minutes past the hour. let's go back to marysol castro and saratoga springs, new york, is it hot enough out there for you?
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thanks so much. that is your latest weather.
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now back over to rebecca. >> thank you. still ahead, why uncle sam wants payback from john edwards. >> he is facing campaign fraud charges and why the next hurdle could cost him millions. this is "the early show" on cbs. could cost him millions. this is "the early show" on cbs. your favorites, in pieces.
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coming up, borders is going broke. the bookstore chain is closing its stores and cutting more than 10,000 jobs. >> it is disturbing. everything in the borders stores goes on sale. we'll tell you why it's failed. there is a big ripple effect here, too. think about it. you have publishers involved, authors, in addition to the people in the stores. there is a massive effect on individuals from all different trades. >> and just people who like to hang out. we'll talk about it when we come back.
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a man was on fire when he jumped out of a window in his burning home in oakley this morning. it's 7257. time for news headlines. time for winning. a man was on fire when he jumped out of the burning home in oakley this morning. he was flown to john muir hospital with burns. the fire spread quickly after 2 a.m. lawyers for giovanni ramirez originally accused of the attack on bryan stow hope he will be cleared after two new arrests were made. the san francisco medical examiner says the 19-year-old man who died in a shootout with police last weekend actually killed himself. he was killed by a different caliber bullet than police typically use. now, it's not clear whether the
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good morning from the traffic center. to guadalupe parkway where we have an accident southbound 87 ramp to northbound 85. couple of cars involved in the wreck. they are trying to push it out of labels. we are seeing some slight delays approaching the scene. the rest of the south bay actually friday light. earlier wreck at the metering lights westbound blocking lanes. now over to the right shoulder. but the metering lights are on
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at the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic is backed up as you approach the toll plaza. once you get past the wreck, not too bad across the upper deck into san francisco. looking good into oakland. stalled vehicle blocking the 23rd on-ramp from south 880. looks like a big rig, tow trucks are called to the scene and san mateo bridge looking good in both direction. that's a look at the morning drive. here's kristy with the forecast. >> thank you, gianna. beautiful start to the weekend today on friday, going to see plenty of sunshine inland. clear outside here. our shot from mount vaca plenty of blue out there. we are seeing a little bit of fog at the coast this morning and some low clouds there. and along our bay shores. but clear for the most part, temperatures warming up nicely a little cooler than yesterday. low 90s inland. high 80s. seeing some 70s in parts of the bay and then at the coast, keeping it cooler in the low to mid-60s. and we'll be seeing clouds through the afternoon there, as well. so temperatures slightly cooler than yesterday. warming up a few degrees for our weekend and then cooling down on tuesday, temperatures in the warmest spots mostly sunny skies and 80s. ,,,,,,,,
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what a day it was. if you didn't score an invitation to the royal wedding, at least you can see the dress for yourself. kate middleton's wedding gown which got so much attention before and during and after the wedding goes on display at buckingham palace this weekend. >> they have put it in the same room where their palace wedding reception was held along with kate's shoes and some jewelry and the wedding cake. the exhibit has sold more than 125,000 tickets. welcome back to "the early show." i'm rebecca jarvis with chris wragge. erica hill is off this morning. >> jeff glor is out there in front of buckingham palace right now and beaming with xoimt and bring us that report later on. right now let's go to betty nguyen for a look at the top
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headlines this morning. this morning a record breaking heat wave is making life miserable and straining power grids from the midwest to the east coast. triple digit temperatures are expected from the ohio valley to new england. at least 55 heat records were shattered yesterday alone. and some 22 deaths are blamed on the heat. after 17 years, gays in the military will soon be allowed to serve openly. defense secretary leon pa net
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now to latest setback for john edwards as he fights charges of campaign finance fraud.
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cbs news chief political kort jane crawford is in washington for us. >> reporter: you know how they say when it rains, it pours? for john edwards, it's like a monsoon. facing federal charges, john edwards took hit hit ordered to repay more than $2 million in federal campaign money. the federal elections commission decided edwards presidential campaign got 3 million more than it should in federal matching campaign so the campaign has to pay it back. edwards' lawyers say his campaign doesn't owe the money which became an issue during a routine audit. every presidential candidate who gets federal matching money is reviewed and the commission's order is completely unrelated to edwards criminal charges. still, it's a blow and comes as edwards lawyers prepare for an october trial on whether the former democratic senator and vice presidential nominee
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violated federal campaign laws when he ran for president in 2008. a federal grand jury indicted edwards after a two-year investigation for accepting nearly a million dollars in illegal contributions and using the money to hide his pregnant mistress rielle hunter. >> i did not break the law and i never, ever thought i was breaking the law. >> reporter: from the beginning, edwards is a said he was not guilty. >> two races down. >> reporter: prosecutors are focused on money donated to edwards by two appellaty supporters, dallas attorney fred barren who died in 2008, and ha heir res. this he say by spending the money to keep his mistress a secret, edwards broke the law. edwards lawyers can and will appeal this fine but when you're looking at jail time in the separate criminal case this
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money that they say he owes is the least of his problems. >> he has a number of issues to deal with. let's say he has to pay the money. does this come out of his own account or write a check for 2.3 million? >> reporter: no, the presidential campaign still has some money left over. this fine, if he has to pay it, his lawyers will appeal, will come out of that account. that money is dwindling fast. he has a lot of other expenses too. >> let's switch gears and talk about the election. jon huntsman whose campaign literally has barely gotten off the ground and now making news today for the wrong reasons. one of his senior advisers is stepping down. what does it say for the huntsman campaign? >> reporter: that's right. jon huntsman's campaign manager susie wiles announced she is is leaving the campaign after a few months. huntman's guru john weaver said the campaign is moving in a more aggressive suggestion suggesting that susie wiles wasn't the one to take it on.
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huntsman isn't picking up any traction in the polls. his advisers say it's early and they are not concerned. his top people still are there. they are still on board. the question for huntsman, though, is whether that campaign can bring the voters back on board. >> all right. cbs' jan crawford, thank you. good to talk to you. >> you, too. coming up on "the early show," going out of business sale begins today at borders book stores. in here, the planned combination of at&t and t-mobile would deliver our next generation mobile broadband experience to 55 million more americans, many in small towns and rural communities, giving them a new choice. we'll deliver better service, with thousands of new cell sites... for greater access to all the things you want, whenever you want them.
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summer plans take them. it pays to switch, it pays to discover. ♪ borders books is starting its final chapter this weekend after 40 years in business, they will shut its doors the next two months. cbs news national correspondent dean reynolds looks at why this nationwide chain is finally going bust. >> reporter: joe gable worked at borders books for 34 years until he was laid off in 2008. by then, he says, the writing was on the wall.
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>> with borders, it was just a downward spiral. i saw the train wreck coming years ago. >> reporter: he and others blame borders demise on inept management, a taste for too much expansion, a strict focus on the bottom line and a foot-dragging approach to the digital age. barnes & noble was quick to come out with its nook ereader. three digital versions are sold for every book sold. borders was generally missing and ereader action. for the record theirs is called kobal. >> the reaction to the commanding changing economic conditions has been less than prosecu perfect. >> reporter: the company was founded here in an arbor, michigan, where carsten is a
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city councilman. the liquidation process of selling off their entory starts today and by the end of september, all 399 remaining stores will be closed. 10,700 employees will lose their jobs. company executives declined interview requests but issued a statement. we were all working towards a different outcome it read. but the head winds we have been facing for quite some time, including the rapidly changing book industry, ereader revolution and turbulent economy have brought us to where we are now. at the borders flagship store here in ann arbor, customers tell us they will miss the book store experience. >> brousing. you can see stuff in a book store a lot faster than online. >> reporter: nicola agrees and runs this book store in ann arbor.
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her one store looks very much the way borders did before it got big but she is still not happy her competitor is closing. >> it's bad for the book business. it gives people the image that it's dying which it's not. by any means. >> reporter: but for borders, there will be no story book ending. dean reynolds, cbs news, ann arbor. >> tough to see those jobs that are getting lost as a result of all of this. >> you keep hearing this. another 10,000 jobs, 10,000 people are going to be looking for work. you wish it was good news, a silver lining in a story like that. >> i find it interesting the independent book seller is not happy and doesn't feel it will benefit her business and it's sad for the business in general. coming up next, the hottest ticket in london. a chance to see kate's wedding dress up close. we go behind the scenes of buckingham palace where the gown is now on exhibit. this is "the early show" on cbs. we all want our kids to eat their vegetables,
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the royal wedding, a magical day in april when britain's royal family left london for the summer they left something very important behind in buckingham palace, the bridal gown from prince william and catherine's wedding. hundreds of thousands of people cannot wait to see it including jeff glor who is in london with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: hey, chris. good morning once again from london. this was the big secret, the big reveal. up until the wedding day, what would the dress look like? now it will be on display behind us. in april, the closest most anyone got to kate middleton's wedding dress was their television screen. maybe a distant peek as the couple drove through london post nuptials. now up close, on display for those who would like to see it, buckingham palace's latest museum show. >> i think it's absolutely fantastic. it lifted having the duchess of
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cambridge's dress there has lifted the city. >> reporter: the dress designeded by sarah burton stands out up close perhaps most impressively because of the intricate craftsmanship. >> what you can see with the dress is the incredible detail done by the royal school of needlework. there are little roses and daffodils, thistles. roses for england, shamrocks for ireland. they are the size of a dime. >> reporter: on display also, kate's wedding shoes, size 7 1/2, u.s., we are told. her earrings bearing the middleton family crest. and the wedding cake, five tiers of the original cake topped with three new ones to replace cake that was already eaten or is being saved. slices are not available now. but tickets to the exhibit are. they have been selling briskly. is it the goal of buckingham
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palace to make kate a business? >> you could say putting the frock on display certainly is boosting sales for buckingham palace which desperately needs rewiring and work on the roof. it ain't getting any help from the government at the moment. if the dress can go out to work, i think the dress can be a business by itself. >> reporter: the exhibit runs through early obt octobctober a tickets are about $29 u.s. don't worry, chris, i reserved you a special vip pass. >> thank you, jeff. i was going to ask how many times you have been through to see the exhibit already? >> reporter: dozens. >> i want to know -- >> reporter: possibly hundreds. >> the most important part is what happened to pippa's dress? where is that? >> reporter: laugh it up, guys. good question. it is not here. maybe we'll go searching for it later. >> jeff, do we have any idea
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where pippa is? >> reporter: no. searching for that, too, later. >> clearly she wasn't at the exhibit or you would have seen her. >> looking good out there. the weather looks great. nice? >> reporter: the sun is out, how about that? >> you are missing a colossal heat wave. be happy you are outside buckingham palace. it's 110 in new york today. >> reporter: yeah. see you guys. >> have a great weekend. >> we'll be right back. this is "the early show" on cbs. [ female announcer ] you do so much...
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you know, there have been plenty of casualties of the slowing economy. one industry caught our eye today. it's taken a turn for the better. it is the concert industry. ticket sales up 16% in the beginning of the year thanks to some really high-powered tickets. for example, u2, kenny chesney, bon jovi all performing this year. we'll look at why things are
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rews were busy this good morning. i'm grace lee. time for your news headlines. fire crews were busy this morning trying to tame a grassfire east of livermore. it burned about 200 acres. but no homes. it was near flynn and patterson pass roads. no word yet though on what caused it. there's also no word on what caused a wildfire in southern santa clara county. this one threatened dozens of homes in eastern morgan hill. the fire started late yesterday afternoon and burned about 27 acres near dunn avenue but no buildings were damaged. and a man was on fire this morning when he jumped out of a window at his burning home in oakley. he was flown to john muir hospital in walnut creek with second- and third-degree burns on his body. that fire spread quickly after it started around 2:00 this
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,, good morning from the traffic center. let's start off on 880 southbound at hole ma accident blocking lane.
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traffic slow in both directions. give. elsewhere south 880 also busy any way as you work between 92 and 84. little sluggish south of there, as well. looks like 280 seeing some delays also accident-free just a little extra busy making the connector roads there. it's okay on the main lines of 280 headed northbound into downtown san jose. that's a look at your roads. here's kristy. >> thanks a lot, gianna. going to be nice and sunny inland today. a great start to the weekend. seeing plenty of blue in san francisco. taking live look outside. you can see a few clouds out there. saw some fog at the coastline this morning. temperatures this afternoon once again nice and warm. seasonal, finally. seeing temperatures in the low 90s inland. 70s around the bay. 60s at the coast. we'll see clouds throughout the afternoon. then for this weekend slight increase in temperatures in some inland spots. a little bit of cooling as we make our way into the start of next workweek but very slight. so dropping down from the low 90s in the inland spots to the high 80s by the time we hit middle of next workweek. have a great friday. ,,,,,,,,
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>> welcome back to "the early show" on a friday morning. it's july 22nd. getting hot all over the country. things looking good in saratoga springs now. still hot. horses are running. opening day. they're going to run, even with -- >> heat can't keep them down. >> -- horses are going to race. great time to be up there, though it's humid. draw a nice crowd. >> it is. i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off. >> i'm chris wragge. >> new information, interesting, digging into history at white house. more than three decade after nixon resigned his library
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released a thu batch new batch and memos confirm everything from his paranoia to intense dislike of the press. bill plante has the fascinating details. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well the latest release of material from the library shows president nixon sweating or fretting over all kinds of small details, everything from soup to nuts and of course, about his enemies as well. and it shows his staff trying to save him as the watergate scandal began to overwhelm them. it's no secret richard nixon was obsessed with his enemies and it started long before watergate. this is one of a series of memos he dictated to chief of staff in early 1970. >> more i think of it, setting up the special group for the purpose not of cheering but solely of attacking and defending, is of the highest priority. >> reporter: in other memos, the same day, nixon grouses that the
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new white house press room is too overdone. >> i believe from walking through the facilities that we've gone overboard in term of the elaborate individual cubicals and other areas that have been set up. >> reporter: and he orders a meeting to stop leaks to the press. >> the main purpose of this meeting will not be to get the point across through kissinger. >> reporter: after the watergate break-in in 1972, nixon assistant was looking for dirt on dnc chairman larry o'brien and wanted o'brien's tax return and complained to johnny walters it was taking too long. >> in all candor, i'm very impatient with the way the irs is handling it this far. >> i'm sorry you feel that way. let me tell you, i'm busting my back. >> great. >> to do everything to protect the president. >> no, no, wait a minute. >> you're playing with fire. >> reporter: there's all kinds of fascinating stuff in here.
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a memo from ben stein, a speech writing, suggesting they try to help the president's popularity by getting a country song written or john wayne give a speech. a message from gergen saying they got a call from bob woodward and he had the goods on the coverup and later another memo saying that the white house council is telling the white house council the story might never run because, quote, it is not well-sourced at this point. rebecca? >> wow. bill plante at the white house. thank you. joining us now, bob woodward, subject of the note, and for the record, his sources stood the test of time and coverage of the watergate scandal. how much does all of this surprise you? >> it's interesting because this is 38 years ago, carl bernstein and i were doing this reporting for the "post" talking to people, getting lots of detail about the coverup, about illegal campaign money, dirty tricks, and it was an era when you could
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go to the white house and talk to dave gergen for an hour and a half and spell out what we had and say, what can you give me guidance on, what's your response? and there was no rush to print. we eventually printed all of these stories, but sometimes it would take weeks. >> you bring up an interesting point about the times and how much times have changed in terms of reporting and privacy. do you think presidents now have it easier or harder in this youtube/facebook world. >> everything is driven by the impatience and speed, and give me a sound bite and, of course, in doing this story about nixon it wasn't about sound bites, it was about real reporting and getting detail and so forth. you know, i think in the sense it's easier for presidents. i think obama can control the message. they weren't going to stop us in
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the nixon era from printing story, in the obama administration they won't stop the press, either, about because the press has to go in there every day, sometimes three, four times a day and say we need assistance, we need guidance the obama administration is able to control the message and get their hands around the throats of reporters who are dependent on that feed. >> you're saying we won't give you access but the administration can say we won't give you access to all of this unless you play by our rules? >> exactly right. you know, in a sense they have more message control now than ever. >> does all of this advise you -- rather, change your view of the nixon administration? >> no, it just confirms it. but what was interesting is, to go in there for an hour and a half, lay out the details, have one of the president's aides write a memo to the president saying, this is, of course, this
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is what's coming and, of course, it took another 18 months before nixon resigned, but it was, quite frankly, an honest effort to get their point of view. this was uncharted territory for us. the idea that the president might be a criminal, running a criminal conspiracy, massive effort to sabotage and spy on the democrats, you know, that had not happened before. so we were going to take it very carefully and carl's off reporting, trying to figure out what john dean, who was nixon's couldn't whole eventually accused nixen in the coverup and that was eventually supported by nixons tapes and we're saying, what's the white house view on this? >> and now you're getting to see even more of it. >> that's right. and see it from another perspective and to see the
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frenzy of that period in that meeting at the white house, it was two days before nixon fired his top aides, hal deman and dean resigned. >> bob woodward, great to see you re-creating this and relive it. appreciate it. here's betty nguyen at the newsdesk with a check of the other headlines. >> good morning. good morning to you. washington, there is no agreement on raising the federal debt limit. there are simultaneous negotiations pursuing both long and short-term solutions, though. democrats say the main negotiations are focused on a deal that would cut domestic spending by more than $3 trillion. at the same time. >> reporter: leaders continue work on a short-term deal to avoid a government default. there's a new twist in the british phone hacking scandal. a lawmaker wants police to investigate whether rupert murdoch's son, james, lied to parliament. in an answer to a question, james murdoch deny head knew
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about an e-mail suggesting the hacking scandal involved more than one newspaper reporter. >> were you made aware of the female of the transcript? >> no, i was not aware of that at the time. >> but two former wendi murdoch empl -- murdoch employees say no. a fiery collision early today involved a tour bus and a tractor-trailer in western new york state. the truck driver was killed, and at least 20 people were injured. police say a soldier from a nearby army base pulled victims out of the burning us. in china, 41 people died when an overloaded double decker bus burst into flames today. the coach had a 35-passenger limit but was carrying 47 people. finally, it is a sweltering summer in much of the u.s., but just look at southern chile.
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nine feet of snow. yes, snow, in some remote areas. power is out, roads are blocked and more snow is on the way. looks good right about now. bob schieffer has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >> every month millions of americans depend on social security to support their families and make ends meet. but now they may not get their next check if the debt ceiling crisis is not resolved. that story tonight on the "cbs evening news." >> marysol castro is sweating it
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>> reporter: they try their best to include gregory in everything they do. born with excess fluid on his brain, called hydrofef fa lus, he's ferrellized wi izi paralyz speak. >> it brought us closer together. i don't think we'd be like that without gregory. he add that to us. >> we can see what they have here. >> reporter: because 0 his condition, finding public places that he can enjoy has been difficult. >> here's a chair that could possibly work for him for swinging, except that it's not in the shade and it's going to be too hot. >> here we go. >> reporter: all of that changed when they discovered morgan's wonderland in san antonio, texas, the first amusement park built for the special-needs community. >> yeah. >> look at that about. >> he lights likes the light. >> reporter: they loved it to so much, they moved their family
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from california to texas. >> gives us a chance to connect with gregory on a new level. >> where are you going. that's which gordon hartman built at wonderland. is it cool that you have a whole park named after you? >> yeah. >> reporter: the hartmans couldn't find a place where families with special needs and those without could play together. so they built this one. the 25-acre amusement park has attractions tailored to accommodate a wide range of disabilities. from a carousel with custom wheelchair chariots to an interactive sensory play area. 3/4 of the visitors don't have any special needs at all. >> when we play together, we learn together, that's what we're trying to do here. >> reporter: 10-year-old mckenzie has learned a powerful less son on her first vis it. >> i used to them them as a
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person with difficulties. now i see them as a friend. >> anybody on this ring yet? >> reporter: friends like 16-year-old miguel castro. what do you think of morgan's wonderland? >> love it. >> reporter: why do you love it so much? >> it's a place where i can have fun. it's been 13 years until they built the park. >> what was that first time like? >> it was scary at first. i held on for dear life almost. >> reporter: miguel's joy brings tears of joy to his mom, silylv. >> i never want him to feel different, feel left out. i always tried, you know, to keep him up just like a normal child. >> you can let some of the issues that you have to deal with on a daily basis relieve yourself of those and have fun. >> reporter: for the cal tas, fun is part of the draw.
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>> the love, acceptance, everybody's smiling. you just feel like this is home. >> reporter: debbye turner bell, cbs news, san antonio, texas. >> morgan's wonderland free for hose with special needs and $10 to 15 for everybody else. more than 130,000 people have visited from over 20 countries. another great reason to visit the san antonio area, if you're down there. what a great, great idea, and a great theme park. up next, have you been to a concert lately? why the music business is thriving now. cbs "health watch" sponsors by dove deep moisture body wash ep moisture t moisture. body wash. shes sits on top of skin. only dove has nutriummoisture, which can nourish deep down. dove body wash with nutriummoisture. superior natural nourishment for your skin.
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sneeze shield your kids wherever they go. the concert business hit plenty of sour notes last year with the sluggish economy, even some of the biggest names in music weren't selling tickets. but in 2011 touring artists are
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singing a happier song. music fans have a bit more to spend and the crowds are back this summer. ♪ >> reporter: backstreet's back on tour and so are plenty of other nostalgia artists. this year, music's biggest comeback kid may be the concert industry itself. ♪ >> the touring industry has rebounded this year. it's great to see. if economy is slowly, but steadily getting a little bit better. >> reporter: according to 2011 data, concert ticket sales are up. from january to june the top 100 u.s. tours grossed $1.12 billion, 16% more than the same period last year. >> it's a little bit of a perfect storm. i think there was a lot of skittishness in the economy. >> reporter: big names couldn't draw big enough crowds. even christina aguilera had to
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cancel her entire summer tour. the slump caused management companies for major artists to rethink their strategy when it came to bringing back fans. >> we've gotten smarter on the ticket pricing. our pricing has become more dynamic. it's having a price available for everyone. ♪ >> reporter: while high profile acts like u2 and lady gaga continue to dominate ticket sales, fans are also looking for value. the single biggest concert event so far this year was coachella, a three-day music festival in california that featured hundreds of bands. >> they are offering an experience as much as headliner. if the value is there, like in any industry, fans will pay. >> reporter: that's music to the ears to artists eager to put last year's losses behind them.
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in critical condition after an explosion and fire at a house. firefighters needed ten engine companies to bring it under control. investigators say there were more than a hundred headlines. an oakley man is in critical condition after an explosion and fire at the house. ten engine companies were needed to bring it under control. more than 100 cylinders of butane gas were inside. no one else was hurt. two new suspects are in jail. lawyers for giovanni ramirez expect to clear their client. earlier he was the prime suspect in the beating that left bryan stow in a coma. new documents are revealing more about flawed welds on the pg&e's pipeline in san bruno. a small segment of pipe near the portion that exploded also had weld defects. another document notes that short pieces of pipe that are bonded together can break apart
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more easily. and not just in san bruno. traffic both coming right up. ,,,,,,
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good morning. let's go back to 880 where traffic is actually kind of a mess right now. south 880 at colma, red and yellow on the sensors at
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coleman. slow and go to 237 at this point. south 880 at coleman slow on the northbound side, as well. as you work your way along 880 out of hayward, sluggish as you approach the 92. slow through 84. 20 miles per hour some spots. metering lights are on at the bay bridge. backed up almost to the maze. extra volume across the upper deck into san francisco. lower deck is problem-free. and a little busy out of the san rafael southbound 101. that's traffic. here's kristy. >> thank you, gianna. beautiful weekend in store. temperatures seasonal at this point and we are seeing blue skies out there right now. a little bit of cloud cover as we pan across. you can see pretty gorgeous day in store. we should see this similar picture throughout the afternoon today. those temperatures in the inland spots making it to the low 90s. seeing some high 80s as well, 70s in the bay at the coastline seeing temperatures low to mid- 60s. and we'll see similar weather for the weekend maybe a few degrees warmer inland. we'll start to see a slight cooling monday into tuesday. so by tuesday temperatures in
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our warmest spots only going to in the high 80s, mostly sunny skies. have a great friday.
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we're talking summer. >> i give them like a little spr bottle. >> imagine being in a pool party? >> it's a standup friday with kevin nealon on his smoken hot show. >> the talk is all new on cbs. it's a hot friday in the city of new york and across the country. but we're bearing it inside. welcome back to "the early show." i'm rebecca jarvis with chris wragge. erica hill is off. >> it's a relief to know that july is national ice cream month. >> all right. >> tell me if these sound refreshing, lavender, bourbon
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caramel salt. >> sounds good. >> a revolution in ice cream making going on, places exploring savory flavers thors that most of us would never have thought of garlic is popular. >> that doesn't sound good but the other two did. working moms have to deal with not only job stress but the guilty feelings about leaving the kids at home. something my mom always felt get getget guilty about when i was a kid. kids get along okay when mothers go to work, and i'm not upset with my mom for what she did. one family living out that scenario and advice for others in the same situation. i look up to my mom, she did a great job. >> look how you turned out. >> i was very lucky. i consider myself very lucky. >> your parents dd a wid a wond job. what about the other mike tiysos
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out there? a new reality show explores that question. a michigan nurse named mike tyson has coped with it. another david hasselhoff. >> another chris wragge? >> i don't know. >> if there was one, it's better than the original about. >> never. >> first, notice with all of the hot weather the social networks are heating up. more than 4 million references to the hot weather this month on twitter, facebook and online sites. i'm going put this in perspective, four times as many mentions as justin bieber got. >> wow. >> 24 times as many as the debt ceiling debate. imagine? >> that's sad. >> imagine. >> that we're talking more about the heat than the debt ceiling. >> people weren't tweeting about the debt ceiling, really disturbing. i'm kidding. >> we've seen tweeters try to give the heat wave a catchy name. check out these.
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saunssaun. sweat sealing. heat pocalypce. >> a lot of hashtags. i'm going with sauna son. >> i'm going with sweat ceiling. i cover business and economics. >> go to twitter@early show and chris wragge. >> that's a great one. >> early tweets so we give you a heads up of what's coming up and tweet all day long. >> and check out @rebecca jarvis. >> saratoga springs in new york where marysol -- do we have marysol? a final check of the weather. >> we weren't sure. glad you're there. >> hi. i'm here. i like big shvitz, my favorite. it is hot out here. you know, this race was almost canceled.
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open day ceremonies almost canceled because it's so hot. we had a chance to catch up with a renounced jockey who told that is though it got close, it's not so bad. take a look at what richard
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thank you so much. that's your latest weather. rebecca, made it nice and pretty for later on in the gday. you're beautifying it by standing there. >> most american familiar liz depend on two paychecks and many cases the mother is the primary bread winner. are kids all right when mom's on the job. cbs news correspondent michelle miller looks at one mom's working situation. >> how are you? >> reporter: a full-time doctor
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with a thriving medical practice. >> so cool. >> she's also a full-time mom, running a household with her husband, an orthopedic surgeon. >> i have times when i feel like things are out of control for example, if something happens at work and something happens at home. >> reporter: she had her first child while still in medical school, and admits early on the guilt was overwhelming. >> i felt like i couldn't be an a-plus dr. dr and a-plus mom and felt like a failure on either end. >> reporter: common feelings shared by either women juggling careers and kids. 70% of all mothers working outside the home. one key factor plays into those guilty feelings. >> when moms think of their jobs as a career, rather than just working for the money, they are more satisfied in every aspect of their life. >> reporter: what's a mother to do? >> they have to reach into their
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own hearts to answer this question. studies go any way you want but a children of happy mothers are hap happy. >> reporter: anna's kid as degree. their mom has been a good role model. >> i admire how she loves us but also has a job. >> reporter: >> she always has time for us. whenever she wants to spend time with us, she makes time for us. it's really nice. >> i have my moments of doubt, i definitely think this was the right thing because i love what i do. >> reporter: she says years of hard work paid off at the office and at home. >> right now i would rate myself as an "a" doctor and an "a" mother. >> reporter: michelle miller, cbs news, new york. >> joining us is psychologist and early show contributor dr. jennifer hartstein. and if the anecdotes aren't enough, studies out there, one
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o out of the uk say there were no detrimental effects for a mom working and raising kids at the same time. >> it's a challenge to alleviate the guilt. as we heard, how do i find this balance? and the most important thing is, if they are happy and their mental health is in a good place they're going to have happy, healthy children, that's the key. how do i do the best. what can i do? do the most you can and most effective on both sides. >> it's not typical of one generation, this is a multigenerational phenomenon. >> absolutely. it's not something going away soon. that guilt, that feeling of i'm not being a good mom, i'm not being good at my job follows them everywhere. it's taking a step back, saying what can i do? how can i be effective in both areas. >> 71% of moms are working right now. >> right. >> what are some of the issues, those working moms should be looking for in their children to say maybe there is an issue here if there is one. >> they want to stop and think
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about, okay, how are they acting? are they acting out? is their behavior different? are they isolating themselves? seeming depresses, anxious? if those things are happening they want to say maybe i need to pay attention, maybe we need to ask for help or support, get them evaluated. >> i found it interesting in michelle miller's story, this was a happy mom and that happiness does translate. perhaps it's bigger than the mom is working. >> it is, it's how she's feeling. what is she doing? is she happy in her job. if she's happy in her job, she's going to be happy in her home. if she's happy in her home, it's going to translate in her job. the more balance, better. >> there are lessons. walk us through them. >> for moms, as i said, you want to find balance. you want to figure out how to feel comfortable in both aspects of your life, that's the first thing. if you're pulled in all directions, how can you set the limits, create that time? by saying no, you have to do that.
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say no, say i'm not going to do that now, tell your job you can't stay and find support. if you have a partner, go to your partner and say i can't do all of these things what can you cov cover, what can i cover? if you're a single parent, find other single parents who are somebody can watch your kids, you can watch their kids, you can work it together. >> a support group in strength and numbers in the community. >> absolutely. >> we appreciate it. thanks so much. and here's chris. >> all right. when you made it it hollywood people call you a big named star. what happens when an ordinary joe shares the same name? that's a premise of a real show that debuts on cbs. bill whitaker tagged along for one episode featuring mike tyson and mike tyson. >> reporter: from the peak of his boxing career to the depths of disgrace that derailed it, mike tyson's name was sin nom us in synonymous with outrageous success, money, rage. those who know him best say the
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real man is more complex. >> some people think crazy because of the media. but he's definitely not that. he's a lot smarter than people think he is. >> reporter: at 45, mike tyson is attempting a comeback, reclaiming his reputation, legacy, even his name. >> i'm a different guy now. i'm not as care riz mattic as the guy before, i'm not as reckless as he was before. >> it's important that people know that? >> only inform them that way about the conduct. i can't tell, though. i told them many times and i wasn't sure. >> reporter: when producers for the new reality show "same name" came to tyson with their pitch he was open. the prempremise, pair a celebri with an unknown person with the same name and let them switch lives. this mike tyson endured ribbing over his famous name for years. >> you got into fights because your name is mike ticen?
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>> a couple. yeah. yeah. >> did you win? >> of course i'm going to say yes. >> mike tyson, nice to meet you, mack. >> reporter: as part of the switch, regular mike stepped into the boxer's life, getting a haircut at tyson's barber shop and going a few rounds in the local ring where tyson still spars. boxer mike headed to michigan to spend the weekend as hockey player, family man, nurse. >> how are you going to do that? you're not a nurse? >> i am an actor and i can act like a nurse. >> reporter: he's not far off. with celebrated cameos in the blockbuster "hang over"preliminaries and deal with hbo for a series loosely based on his life as a fighter, hollywood seems eager to invest in the once unpredictable tyson. >> would you have ever considered doing something like this reality show two years, three years, four years? >> i didn't know who i was back
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then. i might have thought that guy's trying to play me, make a fool out of me. i might have wanted to attack the producer or something back then. >> reporter: no producers were harped in the filming of this show, but tyson did take a few spills while filling in as goalie for michigan mike's hockey team. and he struggled with bedside manners during his time as a nurse. >> looks good. oh! it's all right. >> reporter: once the needles were gone, tyson's time with low-income patients needing help at this free clinic revealed a softer side that seemed to surprise even iron mike himself. >> 6 and a quarter. old mike tyson, didn't want to be seen with these people because they remind me too much of myself. that's my origin, i come down here, i see my origin, see who i am. >> reporter: brought you back in touch with it? >> 100%.
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has nothing do with ethnicititity. it has to do with pain. black, white, candy tripe. >> reporter: did you have fun? >> incredible time. i'm going to huff, and i'm going to puff, and i'm going to -- >> blow this house down. >> that's right. >> man, this job, i want to be a peaceful dguy. i don't want to be a animal. >> reporter: you almost feel you're witnessing the reinvention of the baddest man on the plan. think of mark twain, human beings have to be taught to be human beings. some people learn to be human beings faster than others. i'm catching on late. i'm getting it, i'm getting it. >> reporter: for the man who spent years fending off jokes, he says it's an honor to share his famous name. >> he's a wonderful person. i mean, he's a strong person. he's a passionate person. he's kind, loving, caring, i mean, he really has all of the
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qualities that i try to possess myself. i'll take that. i've been called a lot worse. i'll take that. i'll take that. >> reporter: bill whitaker, cbs news, grand rapids, michigan. >> funny to say he doesn't want to be perceived as an animal. he was brutal in the ring, a bad citizen. he's been in "hangover" movies. >> it's like a metamorphosis. >> so hear him talk this way, he talks like a human being, and it's nice to see him because he was one of the greatest, from the boxing stand point one of the single greatest men in the ring. funny to see him squeamish. i was that is fight in vegas when he bit off the ear. quite a scene. mike tyson meets his same name, mike tyson, the premiere "same name" features a couple of fellows named david hasselhoff, here on cbs.
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>> they both love cheese burgers, that's my question. >> let's hope one eats at a table rather than on the floor. >> we all scream for ice cream. a scoop of blueberry basil. exotic flavors they're churning out. looks good. >> this is "the early show" on cbs. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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back in 1984 when president reagan designated july as national ice cream month he was probably thinking about chocolate, vanilla and strawberry. today there are flavors like salt & pepper and garlic. good to see you this morning. i can't believe the flavors. >> wait until you taste them. they're incredible. with scorching temperatures outside your favorite ice cream probably hits the spot now. how about a scoop of spicy
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chocolate or sweet corn ice cream? exotic flavors are popping up in ice cream shops across the country. when the dog days of summer cause temperatures to soar millions seek relief with a cup or cone of their favorite frozen treat. >> chocolate chunk. >> reporter: it's a booming $21 billion a year industry churning out nearly 5 gallons annually for every man, woman and child. in flavors set to satisfy the pickiest of palates. what's your favorite? >> good old chocolate. >> i like chocolate no matter where i go. >> vanilla! >> reporter: after decades of vanilla and chocolate domination, some are asking, how about a cold scoop of -- bourbon vanil vanilla. >> reporter: ice cream makers are dishing out off beat flavors and people are scooping them up like in san francisco.
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>> i think the big joke is, oh, wow, that's really good. sometimes they are reluctant by flavors like red wine and coca-cola. >> people making ice cream today are actually thinking about it as if it was as important as, you know, a french chef making lobster thermidor. they think of it as a culinary enterprise. >> reporter: at the bent spoon in new jersey the 18 daily flavors are anything but ordinary. >> people enjoy classic stuff b, but at the same time they like a challenge to the palate. >> reporter: by using fresh ingredients the co-owner gabrielle lets mother nature choose the menu. >> six different kinds of basil. one is lemon basil. smell this. it smells like lemon. wow! and that's everyone's reaction.
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>> that's good. >> blueberry lavender and purple basil. >> reporter: quite a combination. >> it was out of my comfort zone but it tastes good. >> these are mad culinary geniuses who tackled ice cream as the project. >> reporter: one thing is certain, there is no overstating how far ice cream has come. >> we are so lucky to be living in this time. now we are in an ice cream renaissance. >> can i have a small mango and blood orange? >> everything is so homogeneous when you visit places, it's what makes life interesting. certainly makes eating interesting. >> reporter: even the smallest ice cream lovers can figure that out. >> what are her favorite flavors? >> she picked out the blueberry and the bourbon vanilla. >> reporter: the bourbon? >> she loves it. >> couldn't get enough. the bent spoon created over 500 different flavors. they change daily and they make
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everything fresh on the premises. when we visited they were making cucumber tomato basil which is incredible. another one of the most exotic flavors, oyster. >> ew. i'm not into that. but i am into the flavors you brought today. >> we brought five. >> i'm going for the jersey sweet corn. >> bourbon vanilla sea salt caramel. >> that's good. it kind of has a liquor flavor though. i'll try the corn. >> which means she loves it. >> what do you think of the corn? >> fantastic. representing my state beautifully. >> it's buttery. >> it has chunks of corn in it. >> we shucked corn together. it was amazing. >> what's this? >> blueberry purple basil sorbet. it's purple basil. it's amazing. >> lavender mascarpone. >> get some salt and pepper ice cream today. you will need it. have a great weekend.
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you will need it. have a great weekend. back tomorrow on saturday. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
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investigators are calling this morning's fire that destroyed a >> happy friday. 8:55. i'm grace lee with your cbs 5 headlines. investigators are calling this morning's fire which destroyed a house in oakley suspicious. this after finding more than 100 canisters of butane gas. a man who lived there was able to jump out of a window but suffered second and third degree burns. a surprising twist, an a deadly police shootout in san francisco's bayview district, police say the wound which killed a 19-year-old man saturday was self inflicted. the bullet in his head came from his own 380 caliber handgun, different from what officers used. it's not clear if it was suicide or an accident. bart has unveiled security camera video captured in an officer-involved shooting. charles blair hill died after
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the confrontation at the civic center station july 3. an officer fired after hill wielded a knife and threatened police. we'll check your traffic and weather on this friday for your weekend. that's coming right up. ,,,,,,,,,, ,,
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>> good morning. the traffic center, back to 880, northbound 80 at fifth, a couple cars involved, two right lanes are blocked until further notice. again, we're seeing delays as well. let's get a live look at the area. traffic is slow and go us a approach the scene, hopefully they will get a push over to the right shoulder. that's 880 through oakland. north 880 at fremont, an accident blocking the two middle lanes, also causing a backup in both directions as you work your way through there. san mateo bridge, traffic clear in both directions. that's a look at your drive. here is the forecasts. >> thanks. we have a beautiful one around the bay area. temperatures today slightly cooler than we were yesterday. seeing a little built of cloud cover as that marine layer deepens, no blue peeking through in san francisco but we'll see inner inland spots later on. highs will be in the low 90s, bringing it down a few degrees from yesterday. in the bay, low to mid-70s. at the coastline low to mid- 60s. we'll see clouds lingering throughout the afternoon. beautiful day in store today. bumping up a few degrees in temperature for your weekend. then a slight cooldown as we make our way into tuesday.
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